Charity of the month

We love to try and help some fantastic charities that all do a fantastic job of looking after those of us who haven't had a lucky break in life and need a smile.

Simply select which charity you would like to donate $1 towards when placing your order and we will take care of the rest, supplying the donated funds to the selected charity at the end of the month.

$1 from every purchase made on Smile Fred goes towards our monthly charity partner program.

 

Monthly Charity Calendar

 

January Charity - Starlight Children's Foundation

  

Starlight Children's Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1982. Starlight's programs include providing hospital wear, games, and deliveries to hospitalized children.

 

 

February Charity - Tiacs

 

We know talking about mental health can be uncomfortable.

That’s why we’re here to help. Whether you’re feeling down, or just need a chat, our friendly counselors are here for you.

TIACS is a free early-intervention, short-term mental health service, available to all, with no GP referral required, open Mon-Fri 8am-10pm AEST.

 

 

March Charity - Dolly's Dream

At Dolly’s Dream, our goal is to change cultures and behaviors to prevent bullying, by increasing understanding of the impact of bullying, anxiety, depression, and youth suicide and by providing support to parents. 

 

 

April Charity - Hope Horizons

  

Hope Horizons opened its doors in Toowoomba, Southeast Queensland in 2017. Born from a desire to see free allied health services provided for those living with cancer in the region, our volunteer-run organisation now has over 500 clients.

Our range of services is provided with no out-of-pocket expense to our clients, with the gap costs covered wholly by our fundraising efforts.

We have big dreams for the future of Hope Horizons and invite you to share them with us.

 

 

May Charity - Sunrise Way

 

Sunrise Way is located in Toowoomba, on the crest of the Great Dividing Range. Sunrise Way provides drug & alcohol rehabilitation to people 18 years and older who are seeking support for addictive behaviors.  

Our 20-bed facility allows residents to live onsite while completing the therapeutic rehabilitation program.  We also deliver a continuing care program which supports individuals once they complete the rehabilitation program. 

 

 

June Charity - 2nd Shot Toowoomba

 

In 2016, Tiffany founded 2nd Shot, a social enterprise helping people exit homelessness through training, employment and other support. 

2nd Shot is now changing lives one coffee at a time through providing training and employment opportunities to people experiencing homelessness.
Help us change lives by booking our truck, buying a coffee or giving us a tax deductible donation at www.2ndshot.com.au

 

 

July Charity - Toowoomba Hospice

The Toowoomba Hospice Association is a community based private healthcare facility which provides free palliative care to the terminally ill. Our facility has been designed to provide patients with a family friendly "home like" environment during the final phase of their life. ​

 

 

August Charity - Protea Place

 

Our mission is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for vulnerable women who may be experiencing homelessness or disadvantage.

A place of safety, dignity, and acceptance that will empower women to rebuild and transform their lives.

A home-like drop-in center where women are encouraged to self-determine through connection and support.

 

 

September Charity - Red Frogs Australia

Red Frogs Australia is a Christian youth charity run by volunteers known as the 'Red Frog Crew'. Volunteers participate in many events that are attended by school leavers and university students, such as schoolies week, uni parties, high school seminars, music festivals and sporting events.

 

 

October Charity - Blush Cancer Care

Blush Cancer Care Inc. provides education and support services that positively impacts the well being of breast cancer patients in Toowoomba, Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley, by supporting breast cancer patients from their diagnosis to their treatment, and beyond.

 

 

November Charity - Toowoomba Hospital Foundation

 

The Toowoomba Hospital Foundation supports our community by helping to fund equipment, services and programs as well as staff development, research and scholarships for Darling Downs Health.

We are passionate about what we do, and every donation makes a difference to our patients, their families and the staff of our hospitals. That's why we're proud to say that 100% of all donations and funds raised go to where it is needed — caring for you and your loved ones

 

 

December Charity - Emerge Cafe

 

Emerge is a youth organisation unlike any other in the Toowoomba region; we meet kids where they are and provide employment, emergency accommodation, mentor-ship and social opportunities to help them be their best self.